UW Graduate School

August 7, 2019

Administering Assistantships

Graduate Student Assistantships include Staff Assistants (SA), Teaching Assistants (TA), Research Assistants (RA), Predoctoral Instructors, and Predoctoral Lecturers. Academic Student Employees (ASEs), which include the above mentioned positions, are covered by the UAW/UW Academic Student Employee union contract. The union contract governs policies and procedures for appointments, salary, job definitions, and leave time. Executive Order…


July 31, 2019

Assistantships

At the University of Washington, there are three types of graduate student assistantships: Teaching Assistant: work with students in a classroom, lab, or quiz section setting Research Assistant: work on research projects; does not involve teaching Staff Assistant: other types of duties such as, advising or administration Academic Student Employees (ASEs), which include the above…


July 19, 2021

Graduate School GEMS Office – Hourly Student Assistant

Hourly student assistant position available. Materials will be accepted through Wednesday, July 21. Graduate Enrollment Management Services (GEMS) is a division of the Graduate School that facilitates admissions and graduation at the graduate level. GEMS is hiring an hourly student assistant to provide critical administrative support to our team. This position will primarily include clerical…


June 8, 2021

Four UW graduate students receive Fulbright awards for 2021-22

Four UW graduate students received Fulbright Fellowships for the 2021-2022 year, with awards to teach and conduct research in Taiwan, Israel, Portugal and Nepal.  Bringing their expertise in bioengineering, education, immunity and epidemiology, the UW awardees look forward to learning from and working with their new institutions.  During the 2020-2021 academic year, the UW was…


November 25, 2020

GSEE Graduate Excellence Award

The GSEE Graduate Excellence Award (GEA) is a three-quarter merit-based research assistantship that will be awarded to individual departments based on departmental Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice (DEIJ) efforts. This award aims to assist departments in recruiting, developing and supporting a diverse community of graduate scholars across graduate programs at the University of Washington with emphasis on promoting rich, culturally responsive educational…


March 31, 2020

COVID-19 Admissions FAQs

Updated June 10, 2021 Information for Graduate Students| UW Classes & Instruction | Application Deadlines | English Proficiency Requirement: TOEFL | English Proficiency Requirement: Duolingo | Enrollment Updates | Deferrals     International F-1 / J-1 Information   International Offices | Next Steps || Summer 2021| Continuing F-1 & J-1 Students | Employment Authorization (OPT,…


August 7, 2019

Information About Salary Schedules and Administration

How to Read the Salary Tables Salaries listed on the various salary schedules are at the 50% equivalent rate, since that is the most common appointment percentage. You will need to adjust the salaries to convert to an appointment at a different FTE. Each job has its own job profile name within Workday, and the…


Funding FAQs

Academic Student Employees (TA/RA/SA) Tuition Enrollment Fellowships Top Scholar


Benefits and Budget Charges

Health Insurance Eligible fellowship recipients are covered by the Graduate Appointee Insurance Program (GAIP). Complete information about the plan can be found on the UW Benefits website. The cost of GAIP is charged to the hiring budget as a percentage of the salary in the form of the payroll load rate. Please note that the…


TA/RA Salaries

Information About Salary Schedules and Salary Administration Salary Schedule Definitions and Policies Excess Workload Compensation Policy (to be used when workload is more than 50% FTE) All of the schedules below are printable PDFs. Salary Schedules Effective July 1, 2021–June 30, 2022 Regular (Non-Variable Rate) TA/RA/SA Salary Schedule Variable Rate RA Salary Schedule Variable Rate…


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